Citrus (Citrus Genus)

If you live in California, especially in any of the numerous valleys, chances are good you have a citrus tree. If you don’t, probably a neighbor does. If you are Greek, you for sure do (and if you don’t, what the heck???).

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Greek Kumquat Liqueur (with a Bonus Treat!)

20190218_163817You know the old saying that good things come to those that wait?  This is a really good thing worth waiting for!  (It may not be that long of a wait, either!)

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Orange Marmalade

20180314_05275I have come to embrace the fact that so much of what I make is often in response to having food on the verge of giving up on the world.  The thought of wasting food becomes a great motivator to get off my behind and go do something about it.

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Winter Spinach Salad

20180115_162453Sometimes in winter I’ll have the foolish notion that I miss summer.  And why not?  Days filled with eating warm, summer fruit right off the tree, swimming in the pool with the kids, harvesting fresh tomatoes and peppers.  Then I remember the week long stretches of 110+ F heat.  Oh yeah, that’s why I don’t miss summer.

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